Articles by Mayabhushan Nagvenkar
Dec 25, 2015
Remo hits controversial note: Popstar says facts on Portuguese nationality being distortedThe controversy surrounding popstar Remo Fernandes’s Portuguese nationality has taken centre-stage in Goa, a state which almost shares a symbiotic identity with its musical icon
Dec 14, 2015
Love has an address this December: The Sensorium in GoaIf you are in search of love, this is the address to be if you are in Goa this December: Sunaparanta, Goa Centre for the Arts.
Nov 27, 2015
Big day for 'Babush': Goans cheer as Antonio Costa, Portugal's new PM, has roots in coastal stateKin and supporters of the left-leaning politician, who won Portuguese hearts after he transformed the fortunes of Mouraria, cannot contain their joy
Nov 24, 2015
Harassed by cops at IFFI, now FTII students start own film festival to battle governmentAfter two alumni of the Film and Television Institute of India hoisted placards at the International Film Festival of India's inauguration ceremony on Friday, they spent the rest of the night in a police lock-up. Another student was interrogated by the police and detained after he was caught wearing an FTII T-shirt while hanging out at the IFFI campus on Saturday.
Nov 18, 2015
Curious case of Father Dias: Beer, ghost-busting, mystery, murder and a dead Goan priestFor now, the mortal remains of activist and Roman Catholic priest Fr. Bismarque Dias rest in the icy cavity of a morgue in a government hospital’s morgue.
Oct 15, 2015
Returning awards no solution, but strong protest a must: Goan Sahitya Akademi award winner Damodar MauzoReturning Sahitya Akademi awards is not going to solve the problem, says well-known author Damodar Mauzo.
Sep 26, 2015
Amid Sanatan Sanstha controversy, Goa's ultra-right finds a political home in the MGPThe ultra-right in Goa has a political home now. As a political debate rages over Sanatan Sanstha here, the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party appears to be wooing aggressively the conservative Hindu vote bank which, it feels, is upset with the ‘Catholic-friendly’ BJP government in the state
Aug 07, 2015
English or Konkani in schools? RSS threatens to take battle to Goa churchThe RSS and Goa’s influential Roman Catholic Church are headed for a collision over whether English or regional languages like Marathi or Konkani should be backed as a medium of instruction for primary school students.
Aug 01, 2015
End of an era: Sunaparant, Goa's only Konkani newspaper, shuts down after 28 yearsAfter a 28-year press run, Sunaparant, Goa’s only Konkani newspaper published in the devanagri script, will cease to exist from 1 August.
Jul 27, 2015
Tainted Louis Berger official was also involved in Rs 3000 crore worth Goa airport consultancy projectFormer Louis Berger official James McClung, who has pleaded guilty to a US court for paying $ 976,630 in bribes to a yet-unnamed Goa politician and officials in 2010 for a multi-billion dollar water and sewage management project, was also the pointsman for another project, the Rs. 3000 crore worth Mopa Greenfield airport in Goa, in which the New Jersey-based firm was appointed technical consultant.